Defining Games

In the previous post I mentioned “The Most Human Human” book. It has a small section with the same title as this post. Here goes the quote followed by my thoughts.
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Refining Humanism

In the previous post I mentioned Humanism. Let's review its Manifesto #3.
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Floating in Somewhat Peculiar Way

There is a very nice diagram: an “Everything We Know” sphere engulfed in a “Everything We Don't Know” cloud. It may evoke whole lot of somewhat Lovecraftian associations.
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Playing like Giants

Here goes a fragment from “A Game of Giants” by Tim Urban.
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Gardening the Manifold

Who needs a hair dryer when you can think about infinity instead? But seriously, what do we label as “infinite”?
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Expecting Excellence

The author has been trying to follow this somewhat buddhist maxim sometimes: no expectations, no attachments, no judgements. But setting aside the coolness of trying to transgress the human condition, is there any value in such self-shaping?
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Comprehending Diversity

How can we start to comprehend non-binary gender identities?
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Blurring the Line

It's going on for more than a century already.
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Slicing the Beat

In this post I will continue the exploration of Sonic Pi. So far, I wrote the sequencer, and then found myself reading about the polyrhythms.
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Climbing the Tree

More precisely, a directed acyclic graph.
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Mapping the Systems

There is the MermaidJS and its DSL for this.
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Baking the Sonic Pie

Today I got curious to explore Sonic Pi and its integration with DAW via MIDI in particular.
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Securing the Hole

Or at least trying to.
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Rationally Grateful

And inspired by Eliezer Yudkowsky and Marshall Rosenberg.
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